Dr. Yasser Amer is a pediatrician, clinical practice guidelines methodologist, quality professional, and researcher at King Saud University Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yasser has a decade of working experience in adapting and implementing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). He guided more than 15 (Egypt) and 40 (Saudi Arabia) CPG Adaptation Projects including their automation into CPOE with CDSS and staff capacity building. He has collaborative experience in CPG projects in other countries of the WHO-EMRO including Afghanistan, Bahrain, and Tunisia.
He received his M.B.B.Ch. and Master’s degree in Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Informatics at the Arab Academy of Science and Technology in Egypt. He holds several professional certificates in healthcare quality and safety and public health like CPHQ, FISQua, and IPFPH.
He is the lead author of two formal CPG adaptation methodologies; the ‘Adapted ADAPTE’ in Egypt and the ‘KSU Modified ADAPTE’ in Saudi Arabia.
Yasser is an individual member of the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) and the Adaptation (steering group), Implementation, Performance Measures and LMIC working groups since 2009. He is the co-founder, former general coordinator, and G-I-N primary contact person for the Alexandria Center for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines at Alexandria University, Egypt. Member of the Advisory (methodology) Subcommittee, National Committee for CPGs in Egypt since 2019. He is a member of The Cochrane Collaboration
Yasser's research interests include pediatrics and child healthcare, evidence-based healthcare, knowledge translation, quality and safety in healthcare, biomedical/health informatics, and implementation and improvement research in general.
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